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Inverted L-shaped ramus osteotomy for prolonged bilateral dislocation of the temporomandibular joint.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1063959     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The various methods of management of prolonged bilateral anterior dislocation of the temporomandibular joints are discussed and the literature is reviewed. Reported is a case in which a bilateral inverted L-shaped ramus osteotomy was performed in order to reposition the mandible and establish normal occlusion; the results were satisfactorily maintained one year postoperatively.
E O Adekeye; R I Shamia; P Cove
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0030-4220     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Surg. Oral Med. Oral Pathol.     Publication Date:  1976 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-08-02     Completed Date:  1976-08-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376406     Medline TA:  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  568-77     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Dislocations / surgery*
Mandible / surgery*
Osteotomy / methods*
Temporomandibular Joint / injuries*

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